World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions


The Global Summit on Innovation, Science and Technology
Tianjin, People's Republic of China 18-20 September 2018

12th Annual Meeting of the New Champions
Shaping Innovative Societies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Parx Plastics has been invited by the World Economic Forum to join and participate in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions. This is the foremost global summit on innovation, science and technology, promoting entrepreneurship in the global public interest taking place in Tianjin, People's Republic of China on September 18 till 20, 2018.

Our mission is the acceleration of innovation – facilitating impactful solutions to complex, world-critical problems. Our passion is aligning and empowering people around the globe to solve problems in new ways.
— Cheryl Martin, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

In over 200 working sessions and community activities spread across three days are designed to advance:

  • Collaboration with industry leaders promoting emerging technologies, scientists making breakthrough discoveries and policy-makers enabling growth through innovation

  • Co-design, testing and refinement of governance protocols and policy frameworks, for instance in the area of data ownership, to maximize the social benefits and minimize the risks of advanced science and technology

  • Interaction with start-up companies active on UpLink, the world’s foremost innovation accelerator dedicated to enabling start-ups to find investors, partners and mentors to drive business growth and job creation while delivering global impact

  • Deeper understanding of China’s vibrant innovation ecosystem by engaging directly with its pioneering businesses, advanced research centres and most promising start-ups

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